Downloads of v 21.1.1:


Last Update:

10 Mar 2021

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Paessler AG


prtg monitoring

PRTG Desktop

21.1.1 | Updated: 10 Mar 2021



Downloads of v 21.1.1:



Software Author(s):

  • Paessler AG

PRTG Desktop 21.1.1

All Checks are Passing

2 Passing Test

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


To install PRTG Desktop, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade PRTG Desktop, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall PRTG Desktop, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade prtgdesktop -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade prtgdesktop -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure prtgdesktop installed
    name: prtgdesktop
    state: present
    version: 21.1.1
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'prtgdesktop' do
  action    :install
  version  '21.1.1'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: prtgdesktop,
    Version: 21.1.1,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller prtgdesktop
   Name     = 'prtgdesktop'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '21.1.1'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'prtgdesktop':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '21.1.1',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install prtgdesktop version="21.1.1" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 10 Mar 2021.


PRTG Desktop is an alternative interface that you can use to connect to a PRTG core server or a PRTG hosted by Paessler instance to configure your setup, view monitoring results, and keep an eye on your network.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  softwareName  = 'PRTG Desktop*'

  fileType      = 'exe'

  url            = ""
  checksum       = "677c528513b547eabef3a261065589576d07d0ef"
  checksumType   = "SHA1"

  url64          = ""
  checksum64     = "880962096c3eb08f75ec18aa852afdd681923009"
  checksumType64 = "SHA1"

  silentArgs     = '/quiet /norestart'

  validExitCodes= @(0, 3010, 1641)

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
PRTG Desktop 21.0.1 49 Wednesday, February 17, 2021 Approved
PRTG Desktop 20.15.1 45 Wednesday, January 27, 2021 Approved
PRTG Desktop 20.14.0 58 Wednesday, November 25, 2020 Approved
PRTG Desktop 20.13.0 43 Monday, November 16, 2020 Approved
PRTG Desktop 20.12.0 19 Thursday, October 29, 2020 Approved

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